The X-Files Rewatch: ‘The Jersey Devil’

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The Jersey Devil
Written by Chris Carter, directed by Joe Napolitano
Season 1, Episode 5

Recap

While driving down a wood enshrouded road in 1947, a family is surprised by a flat tower. The father gets out to fix the tire — when something comes out of the woods and drags him off into the dark.

The next day, a team with dogs searches through the woods for the missing man. They find him — partially eaten.

They also find something else, a creature said to be tall as a house. They begin shooting as it rushes toward them. A cacophony of gun fire.

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The X-Files Rewatch: ‘Conduit’

The X-Files - Conduit

Conduit
Written by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, directed by Daniel Sackheim
Season 1, Episode 4

Recap

A family camps by a seemingly peaceful lake. A young boy and a teenage girl sleep by a campfire, while the mother sleeps within the camper nearby. Inside the van, the mother is suddenly jerked away by the violent shaking of the camper and a blinding white light. She scrambles to reach her children, who she hears calling for her outside. Grabbing the door knob, her hand is instantly burned by the hot metal.

Outside, her son tells her that Ruby (his sister) is gone. The woman calls out for the missing girl — eventually tilting her head back and screaming her name up to the sky.

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